Barney Thompson's wartime log

MThompsonAJB121138-191003-01.pdf

Title

Barney Thompson's wartime log

Description

Contains tables of bird watching activity and descriptions of birds; list of books; a large number of photographs of civilians, fellow prisoners including one of Wing Commander Day (Senior British Officer) and a Wellington. Followed by list of names and addresses, list of music and more bird descriptions.

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Date

1945-02
1945-03
1945-04
1942-11
1943

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Language

Format

Forty-nine page book with handwritten entries

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

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MThompsonAJB121138-191003-01

Transcription

A WARTIME LOG

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A WARTIME LOG for BRITISH PRISONERS

Gift from THE WAR PRISONERS' AID OF THE Y.M.C.A
37, Quai Wilson Geneva – Switzerland

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THIS BOOK BELONGS TO
A.J.B. Thompson.
F/LT., RAF.V.R. No 121138
Kriegie No. 203 (XX1. 8)

[Y.M.C.A. Logo]

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CONTENTS

Books – P.21.
Addresses – 56.
Music – 80.
Photographs – Centre
Sketch – L.T.TIT – 55
[underlined] Summaries – FEB – 2

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[pages 2 & 3] FEBRUARY 1945 M-MARLAG. Nr. THARMSTADT (Nr. BREMEN)

[records of birds spotted]

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[pages 4 & 5] MARCH - 1945

[records of birds spotted]

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[pages 6&7] MARCH - 1945 (cont)

[records of birds spotted]

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[pages 8 & 9] MARCH – 1945 (cont)

[records of birds spotted]

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[pages 10 & 11] APRIL - 1945

[records of birds spotted]

Left camp on March, eventually to Nr. Lubeck

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[pages 12 &13] APRIL – 1945 (cont.)

[records of birds spotted]

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[pages 14 & 15] APRIL 1945 (cont)

[records of birds spotted]

20 [underlined BOOKS. [/underlined]

[list of books with author and publisher]

21 PENGUINS & PELICANS

[list of books with authors]

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54 [blank page]

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[two photographs of unnamed people]

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[four photographs of unnamed people]

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[four photographs of unnamed people]

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[two photographs of unnamed people and a cat]

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[photograph of six mean in uniform]

[underlined] SCHUBIN [/underlined] 1943

Phil More (Eng), Ray Clark (Aus), Otto Cerney (Czech), Hegvite (Can),
John Willis (Eng), G.W. Findlay (“Fin”) (Can)

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[Photograph of eight men in uniform]

[underlined] SCHUBIN Nov. 1942 [/underlined]

Houghton (N.Z.), “Nick” Laidlaw (Can), “Dave” Osborne (Eng), “Junior” Cooper (Eng),
“Les” Kell (Can.), Rockland (Norwegian), “M.E.S. Dickenson “Mike”, “Dicker” etc. (Eng), “Bob” Mitchell (Can.)

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[photograph]

W/Cdr. DAY
S.B.O., Schubin

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[four photographs of unnamed people]

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[three photographs of unnamed people and a cat]

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[picture of Wellington Aircraft]

Q (Z1572)- Ex 419 sqdn,(transferred to 427 sqdn) see 17/1/43

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[picture of Wellington Aircraft]

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[sketch of a Long Tailed Tit]

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[list of names and addresses]
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Tarmstedt 1945 from 5.2.45

[details of a Hooded Crow and Carrion Crow]

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[details of Rook and Jackdaw]

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[details of Magpie and Starling]

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[details of Greenfinch and House Sparrow]

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[details of Tree Sparrow and Chaffinch]

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[details of Goldfinch, Siskin and Linnet]

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[details of Hawfinch and Yellow Bunting]

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[details of Reed Bunting and Sky Lark]

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[details of Crested Lark and Wood Lark]

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[details of White Wagtail and Grey Wagtail]

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[details of Meadow Pipit]

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[list of music with composers]

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[list of music with composers]

[details of Great Tit]

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[details of Crested Tit, Nuthatch and Blue Tit]

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[details of Long Tailed Tit and Great Grey Shrike]

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[list of music and composers]

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[details of Mistle Thrush and Song Thrush]

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[details of Fieldfare]

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[details of Black Headed Gull]

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[details of Buzzard and Sparrow Hawk]

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[details of Harrier, Kestrel and Owl]

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[details of Geese, Ducks and Heron]

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[details of Lapwing and Curlew]

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[details of Ringed Plover, Snipe and Partridge]

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[details of Coot]

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[list of abbreviations]

PRINTED BY ATAR S.A., GENEVA 1944

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[back cover of book]

Collection

Citation

A J B Thompson, “Barney Thompson's wartime log,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 23, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31709.

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